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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Ability to add dependencies to individual run cycles

Ability to add dependencies to individual run cycles. Currently can't. See highlighted example below of what is required. We have a jobstream with multiple runcycles, but want one of those runcycle to follow another jobstream, not them all. We hav...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

WA-100029 causing undesired data in the audit trail - make it configurable/tunable

Support ticket TS008699033. We installed 9.5 FP5 and noticed that our audit trail in the database began to expand rapidly. Ultimately it was noted that WA-100029 had added an unconditional audit of all GET operations, but the release notes did not...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Display Scope Set Name Used for Load-Balanced Discovery in History Pane

We are running load-balanced discoveries against scope groups that contain many individual scope set entries.The individual scope sets contain a VLAN range in our internal and external networks and the scope set's name reflects the VLAN name. This...
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

discovery and Ping polling to VRF interface with HSRP on Nexus

We need to be able to discover and ping polling to the IP addresses on physical interfaces on HSRP with VRF environment on Nexus. When ITNM discover HSRP with VRF's between 2 devices, ITNM sometimes defined the physical or virtual IP address as a ...
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

APM WebLogic Agent Transaction tracking to include "GridLink" DataSources

Currently Transaction tracking by WebLogic Agent doesn't support to monitor "GridLink" datasources and is limited to show only Generic datasources in JDBC Connections. Customers are intrested to get details w.r.t GridLink too.
10 months ago in Instana 3 Not under consideration

Ability to limit the about of old discovery data returned by healthcheck

Add ability to limit the about of old discovery data returned by healthcheck.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

TNPM. Dynamic Y-axis and threshold line for Resource DetailedReport

TNPM. This problem is actual for the Customer because it is not comfortable to work with report when metric values ​​are less than 10%, and threshold is 80%. Everything is very small on such graph. Besides threshold value is useless on graph if me...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0

2 or more poll data on a same graph

There is a need to show data from at least 2 poll polices on a same graph for single device. This is necessary to provide in order to replace other vendor software usage with ITNM at customer and to keep same device usage visibility that previous ...
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Sequence number for event submited jobs

I have lately set up some event triggered jobs. It is a predefined job that will be submitted each time another job matching a certain name pattern is submitted. The event action looks like this: SBJ P1OPS003#DBO_U_BUYPASS_PRIZE_PAYOUT_CONTROL AS ...
11 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Impact check for cluster failover number of retries parameter

Currently, a secondary Impact server will take over as the primary if an attempted connection to the (derby) ImpactDB on the current primary fails or times out after the timeout: impact.cluster.ispreferredprimarytimeout (default 60000). Because ...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review